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Old 05-25-2012, 06:27 PM   #451
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Default Re: TIH vs. Ang Lee's Hulk

Originally Posted by DACrowe View Post
Liv Tyler is a solid actress and William Hurt is a great actress, but they really just stood there and played the "girlfriend" and "antagonistic father-in-law" type characters. Sam Elliot and Jennifer Connelly (who is a great actress) did so much more with the roles. They felt human. Ang Lee made her more than a girlfriend, but a really well-developed character. The scene where she talks to her father at the end on the phone is just great.
I agree 100%. This might be due to directing style. Letterier, known for his Transporter film and Clash of The Titans is not really a character director. Ang on the other hand, if you listen to the commentary made the actors on Hulk do almost 20 takes on each scene. His philosophy is that the more they did it, the better they got. And it shows.

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